In stock now for same day shipping. The second release on Carrying Colour finds Duval Timothy exploring his cultural heritage through the unique dual sim card carrying culture people of mixed heritage or multiple residence can relate to. Centred on interviews with friends, family members and strangers on the street in Sierra Leone, Timothy stitches together a tapestry of field recordings and solo musical pieces that tell a story all too often unheard. It's a highly personal record that truly takes you into the heart of the subject matter in the most evocative of ways.
After being called 2 Sim in conversation with a stranger while on a walk through Freetown a recording of this moment features on the record) Duval began to explore what the 2 Sim experience is in contemporary West-Africa. 2 Sim EP was created from 2 months of field recordings and interviews with family, friends and peers in Freetown Sierra Leone. These site specific recordings are collaged with solo piano recordings and production recorded in Sierra Leone and the UK. The EP is accompanied by a short film/ music video of the same name which Duval shot and Directed whilst making the record
Nicholas Mandalos 6. No 7. Wahala 8. Nijo 9. Dust 10. Ibs 11. Emmerson Carrying Colour presents 'Sen Am', the third album by Duval Timothy. The album is the product of Duval spending the last two years living between London, UK and Freetown, Sierra Leone
The album continues Duval's work on solo piano on tracks such as "Whale" as well as introducing layers of vocal samples, software instruments, field recordings and WhatsApp voice notes from friends and family sprinkled throughout the record. Sen am is Duval's first release under his own label Carrying Colour. The album was recorded, mixed and designed by himself. In this way the project brings together the many disciplines Duval.
Complete your Duval Timothy collection. Not On Label (Duval Timothy Self-released). Sen Am (11xFile, ALAC, Album). Sen Am (11xFile, FLAC, Album). Sen Am (11xFile, MP3, Album, 320). Sen Am (11xFile, MP3, Album, VBR). referencing Sen Am, LP, Album, CC001. Time for a repress surely? lets do this!. Reply Notify me 2 Helpful.
Duval Timothy is something of a renaissance man – a fashion designer, conceptual artist, pop-up restaurateur and composer. His solo piano pieces are somewhere on the boundaries between contemporary minimalism and jazz: precise, geometrical constructions featuring heart-rending chord changes and simple melodies. He’s a hugely promising talent.